thematic lessons


Starvation in many parts of Africa is often the result of exhaustion of the soil. In Western Europe this problem arose in the 19th century caused by a fast growing population. The use of chemical fertiliser solved the problem. But… read more

The Dead Sea

Jordan seeks co-operation with Israel to save the Dead Sea Despite regional tension, Jordan is seeking to revive co-operation with Israel on a project to boost the receding water level of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, officials… read more

Desert Fruits

Background: In Mediterranean countries (like IsraĆ«l, Spain and others) a lot of vegetables and fruit is grown for markets in Middle and Northern Europe. In the Mediterranean climate irrigation is indispensible for growing anything. Water is partly taken from subterranean… read more